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Best area to stay in Rio

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Best area to stay in Rio

Hi,

I am going to Rio in a few weeks to kick start my travels of south America. I am a 29 year old female and travelling solo for the 1st time.

Can anyone recommend an area in Rio or a sociable hostel please? Not sure if I should be near the beach, sights or nightlife.

thanks!

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1. Re: Best area to stay in Rio

If you're traveling on a budget, consider staying at a nice hostel in Ipanema or Leblon, two of the safest neighborhoods in Rio. A hostel is a great place to meet like-minded travelers.

Have a look at the links below and read the reviews to see if any of them might suit your budget and your needs. Look for the ones with a rating of 85% and above.

http://bit.ly/cZqdu0

http://bit.ly/cUdz2F

http://bit.ly/yjNa19

http://bit.ly/ZRzaqR

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2. Re: Best area to stay in Rio

I recommend Lemon Spirit, in Leblon: tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g303506-d630038…

Leblon is one of the best neighborhoods in Rio, if not the best (in my opinion).

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3. Re: Best area to stay in Rio

Thanks for your feedback, will give them all a look

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4. Re: Best area to stay in Rio

I stayed at CapanaCopa hostel in Copacabana. Awesome place! I also traveled alone, but no problem meeting like-minded travelers there.

- Even T, http://www.evtob.com

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